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Project Manager

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Are you an experienced Project Manager ready to deliver on an ambitious programme of change?
Birkbeck is a world-class-research and teaching institution, a vibrant centre of academic excellence and London’s only specialist provider of evening higher education. Birkbeck’s new five-year strategy sets out a plan for ambitious change including a strong focus on high quality, flexible education.
This role has arisen from the expansion of the IT Projects function to support the delivery of our new programme of change. We are seeking experienced Project Managers to help us achieve our strategic objectives and really make a difference in shaping our future. It is a chance to lead on multiple strategic projects and provides an opportunity for you to contribute to a renewal of underpinning project processes to support this.
Reporting to the Head of IT Projects, the role holder will lead a range of projects and improvement activities. We are seeking an individual that has demonstrable experience of leading complex IT projects, ensuring they stay on time and on budget. Using strong communication and organisational skills, you will manage projects through the project lifecycle, working closely with stakeholders across the institution to maximise the value and benefits from our projects.
Please note: Interviews for this role will be conducted remotely using Microsoft Teams.
Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification criteria for this post will be shortlisted. Please refer to the Person Specification for further details.
Remuneration:
Grade 7 of the College’s London Pay Scale which is £39,173 rising to £44,775 per annum.
The salary quoted is on the College’s London Pay Scale which includes a consolidated Weighting/Allowance which applies only to staff whose normal contractual place of work is in the London area.
If you would like to know more about the role please click on apply below or contact Karen Tiernan, Head of IT Projects, via [email protected]
If you have technical issues or difficulties using the recruitment portal please contact [email protected] providing your name and the job reference number of the position.
While we are happy to respond to all informal enquiries, only formal applications through the online system will be considered.
Birkbeck offers a competitive salary and pension scheme, 31 days paid leave, flexible working arrangements and some of the most generous benefits in the HE sector, all while being located right in the heart of Central London.
We welcome applicants from all sections of the community. The College is committed to improving the gender and cultural diversity of its workforce, holding an Athena SWAN award and operating Disability Confident & Mindful Employer schemes.

Project Manager – Fixed Term

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Are you an experienced Project Manager ready to deliver on an ambitious programme of change?
Birkbeck is a world-class-research and teaching institution, a vibrant centre of academic excellence and London’s only specialist provider of evening higher education. Birkbeck’s new five-year strategy sets out a plan for ambitious change including a strong focus on high quality, flexible education.
This role has arisen from the expansion of the IT Projects function to support the delivery of our new programme of change. We are seeking experienced Project Managers to help us achieve our strategic objectives and really make a difference in shaping our future. It is a chance to lead on multiple strategic projects and provides an opportunity for you to contribute to a renewal of underpinning project processes to support this.
Reporting to the Head of IT Projects, the role holder will lead a range of projects and improvement activities. We are seeking an individual that has demonstrable experience of leading complex IT projects, ensuring they stay on time and on budget. Using strong communication and organisational skills, you will manage projects through the project lifecycle, working closely with stakeholders across the institution to maximise the value and benefits from our projects.
Please note: Interviews for this role will be conducted remotely using Microsoft Teams.
Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification criteria for this post will be shortlisted. Please refer to the Person Specification for further details.
Remuneration:
Grade 7 of the College’s London Pay Scale which is £39,173 rising to £44,775 per annum.
The salary quoted is on the College’s London Pay Scale which includes a consolidated Weighting/Allowance which applies only to staff whose normal contractual place of work is in the London area.
Enquiries:
If you would like to know more about the role please click on apply below or contact Karen Tiernan, Head of IT Projects, via [email protected]
If you have technical issues or difficulties using the recruitment portal please contact [email protected], providing your name and the job reference number of the position.
While we are happy to respond to all informal enquiries, only formal applications through the online system will be considered.
Birkbeck offers a competitive salary and pension scheme, 31 days paid leave, flexible working arrangements and some of the most generous benefits in the HE sector, all while being located right in the heart of Central London.
We welcome applicants from all sections of the community. The College is committed to improving the gender and cultural diversity of its workforce, holding an Athena SWAN award and operating Disability Confident & Mindful Employer schemes.

Enrolment Support Advisor (FTC)

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Contractual Hours: Shift pattern to cover 37.5 hours per week, to include Saturdays. Monday to Thursday 09:00AM to 5:30PM or 11:30AM – 8:00PM. Alternate working pattern (Friday or Saturday) 09:00AM–5:30PM
This role is a fixed term contract until the 28th October 2022. About BIMM InstituteWith over 35 years’ experience helping students launch successful careers in Music, Film and Performing arts and located in some of Europe’s most creative cities – London, Berlin, Dublin, Brighton, Manchester, Bristol, Hamburg, and Birmingham. BIMM Institute is proud to be the largest and leading provider of creative arts education in Europe.We offer a broad range of Higher and Further Education courses in popular music, performing arts and film and screen – including BA(Hons)/BMus Degrees, nationally accredited Diplomas and MAs. Our professional, highly vocational, and real-world courses include studies in music performance, performing arts, song writing, music production, music business, event management, music marketing, media and communication, film, and screen.Person SpecificationThe post holder will have a central role in supporting enrolment processes over the summer of 2022.They must ensure an accurate and rapid response to all support requests via email/phone and ensure the chat function is maintained across all BIMM UK centres, meeting BIMM’s super service standards. This will include, but is not limited to, working on site at BIMM campuses to provide face-to-face enrolment support, group remote support, and supporting central services (student services, finance, IT, etc) in assisting in maintaining enrolment compliance functions. Some travel between BIMM campuses may be required.Essential Criteria
Excellent communication skills, email, and telephone manner with clients
Proven professional customer service experience
Good time management and prioritising skills
Computer Literacy to include Word and Excel and email
Some database and/or data entry experience
Team player
Ability to work under pressure
Values: A positive & proactive attitude. A desire to support colleagues and those interested in studying with BIMM.
Desirable Criteria
Knowledge of BIMM and the courses offered
Experience working in a similar role in the education sector
UCAS or enrolment knowledge
Knowledge of academic qualifications
Understanding of/or interest in performing arts industry
AccountabilitiesYou will work with the Enrolment Project Manager on a frequent basis to meet the following key accountabilities:Group Email support ticketsTo assist with the timely response of all enrolment related emails, ensuring:
All inbound email support tickets are responded to within 48hours.
All outbound support ticket requests are contacted by phone and/or email within 48 hours.
Live Chat FunctionTo assist with the chat function on the website, ensuring:
The chat function is in operation during working hours
All chats are responded to in a timely manner
Phone calls and communication with incoming students
Answer all calls in a timely manner
Maintain accurate information on the appropriate database to track the progress of all students through the enrolment process.
Enrolment
To provide remote group support to all BIMM locations via email, phone, and chat.
To work at a college location during enrolment between the 1st of August and 30th of September and support face-to-face enrolment support.
To triage the incoming support requests to the relevant central support team.
Ensure that the learner has successfully completed enrolment and proactively follow-up any customers that are stuck.
Data Management
To run data integrity checks and ensure no duplicate records are created and data capture from customers is of a high quality.
To check images uploaded by customers to ensure they are of high quality
To help student services produce ID cards
Assist with keeping accurate records for all customer through each stage of the enrolment process.
Ensure the correct database is used for all processes followed.
Wider responsibilities when requested by the Enrolment Project Manager
Support the student finance in helping customers with course funding applications.
Support the student immigration team in ensuring enrolment and visa compliance is maintained for international customers.
Support IT in helping customers with basic IT tasks during induction (e.g., logging in for the first time, password reset requests, etc).
Support student services in producing ID cards, ensuring that support needs are captured on the system properly, assisting with late enrolments, and helping to distribute any learner materials/merchandise/equipment.
The successful candidate will comply with and implement as appropriate, all of BIMM’s policies and procedures, with particular reference Safeguarding, Equality and Diversity, and Health and Safety.We are committed to establishing a culture of inclusivity across BIMM Institute, so that we truly represent the diversity of our students and the creative industries, both in what we teach and how we work.We encourage applications from black and minority ethnic candidates who are underrepresented in our organisation.All posts are subject to Right to Work and DBS checks.

Enrolment Support Advisor (FTC)

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Contractual Hours: Shift pattern to cover 37.5 hours per week, to include Saturdays. Monday to Thursday 09:00AM to 5:30PM or 11:30AM – 8:00PM. Alternate working pattern (Friday or Saturday) 09:00AM–5:30PM
This role is a fixed term contract until the 28th October 2022.About BIMM InstituteWith over 35 years’ experience helping students launch successful careers in Music, Film and Performing arts and located in some of Europe’s most creative cities – London, Berlin, Dublin, Brighton, Manchester, Bristol, Hamburg, and Birmingham. BIMM Institute is proud to be the largest and leading provider of creative arts education in Europe.We offer a broad range of Higher and Further Education courses in popular music, performing arts and film and screen – including BA(Hons)/BMus Degrees, nationally accredited Diplomas and MAs. Our professional, highly vocational, and real-world courses include studies in music performance, performing arts, song writing, music production, music business, event management, music marketing, media and communication, film, and screen.Person SpecificationThe post holder will have a central role in supporting enrolment processes over the summer of 2022.They must ensure an accurate and rapid response to all support requests via email/phone and ensure the chat function is maintained across all BIMM UK centres, meeting BIMM’s super service standards. This will include, but is not limited to, working on site at BIMM campuses to provide face-to-face enrolment support, group remote support, and supporting central services (student services, finance, IT, etc) in assisting in maintaining enrolment compliance functions. Some travel between BIMM campuses may be required.Essential Criteria
Excellent communication skills, email, and telephone manner with clients
Proven professional customer service experience
Good time management and prioritising skills
Computer Literacy to include Word and Excel and email
Some database and/or data entry experience
Team player
Ability to work under pressure
Values: A positive & proactive attitude. A desire to support colleagues and those interested in studying with BIMM.
Desirable Criteria
Knowledge of BIMM and the courses offered
Experience working in a similar role in the education sector
UCAS or enrolment knowledge
Knowledge of academic qualifications
Understanding of/or interest in performing arts industry
AccountabilitiesYou will work with the Enrolment Project Manager on a frequent basis to meet the following key accountabilities:Group Email support ticketsTo assist with the timely response of all enrolment related emails, ensuring:
All inbound email support tickets are responded to within 48hours.
All outbound support ticket requests are contacted by phone and/or email within 48 hours.
Live Chat FunctionTo assist with the chat function on the website, ensuring:
The chat function is in operation during working hours
All chats are responded to in a timely manner
Phone calls and communication with incoming students
Answer all calls in a timely manner
Maintain accurate information on the appropriate database to track the progress of all students through the enrolment process.
Enrolment
To provide remote group support to all BIMM locations via email, phone, and chat.
To work at a college location during enrolment between the 1st of August and 30th of September and support face-to-face enrolment support.
To triage the incoming support requests to the relevant central support team.
Ensure that the learner has successfully completed enrolment and proactively follow-up any customers that are stuck.
Data Management
To run data integrity checks and ensure no duplicate records are created and data capture from customers is of a high quality.
To check images uploaded by customers to ensure they are of high quality
To help student services produce ID cards
Assist with keeping accurate records for all customer through each stage of the enrolment process.
Ensure the correct database is used for all processes followed.
Wider responsibilities when requested by the Enrolment Project Manager
Support the student finance in helping customers with course funding applications.
Support the student immigration team in ensuring enrolment and visa compliance is maintained for international customers.
Support IT in helping customers with basic IT tasks during induction (e.g., logging in for the first time, password reset requests, etc).
Support student services in producing ID cards, ensuring that support needs are captured on the system properly, assisting with late enrolments, and helping to distribute any learner materials/merchandise/equipment.
The successful candidate will comply with and implement as appropriate, all of BIMM’s policies and procedures, with particular reference Safeguarding, Equality and Diversity, and Health and Safety.We are committed to establishing a culture of inclusivity across BIMM Institute, so that we truly represent the diversity of our students and the creative industries, both in what we teach and how we work.We encourage applications from black and minority ethnic candidates who are underrepresented in our organisation.All posts are subject to Right to Work and DBS checks.

Spinout Manager (QUBIS)

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The Spinout Manager is a crucial part of the high performing QUBIS team. Commercialisation at QUB has been rated first in the UK for two consecutive years by the independent Octopus Ventures Entrepreneurial Impact Report. This role is an opportunity to work in a hands-on manner with a range of leading-edge technology businesses across a number of sectors and is unique within NI. 
Key Dates
Closing Date: 25/07/2022
Anticipated Interview Date: 10/08/2022
Further Information
Informal enquiries may be directed to: Anne Dornan; [email protected]
Further information on QUBIS and commercialisation activity at QUB can be found at: www.qubis.co.uk
Further information about the Directorate of Research & Enterprise be found at: https://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/iams/People/SupportResources/ResearchEnterprise/
At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.
We offer an excellent employment package that includes:
Great terms & conditions
Pension schemes
Flexible working by enabling you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through a blend of remote and office working
Family-friendly initiatives
Career development opportunities
Support for health & mental wellbeing
Generous holiday entitlement of 8 weeks a year (made up of 23 days annual leave, 10 closure days and 9 bank holidays)
Further information on our attractive package can be found at: https://www.qub.ac.uk/directorates/HumanResources/pay-reward-and-benefits/
Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Race) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.
We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit: www.qub.ac.uk/diversity; https://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/QueensGenderInitiative/ and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/
For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria please visit www.qub.ac.uk/jobs or click to Apply.

Finance Administrator

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Are you a highly numerate finance administrator with an eye for detail and an ability to communicate confidently with people at all levels? 
If so, this part-time opportunity within the Division of Arts and Humanities could be a great chance for you to develop further your skills and experience in an accounts or finance environment.
Reporting to the Finance Officer, you will provide generalist financial support to the Division, adhering to service level agreements and the University’s financial regulations. Confident in your ability to respond to a wide range of enquiries and to explain complex financial procedures to non-finance staff, you will work on your own initiative, signposting queries when necessary.
As Finance Administrator you will:
administer a range of transactional financial processes including expenses claims, timesheet claims, sales invoices, credit card reconciliation, cash advances, petty cash, hospitality cards and online store items
arrange travel for the Division, booking flights and hotels for staff, students and visitors
act as first point of contact for general finance queries ensuring excellent customer service is provided
record and monitor divisional funding schemes and advise budget holders as required
To be successful in this role you will have:
GCSE English and Maths (grade C/4 or above) and a foundation level financial qualification (be actively studying towards or willing to undertake) or equivalent
good IT skills, particularly Microsoft Office packages, and a good understanding of databases and spreadsheets
excellent and demonstrable numeracy skills
the ability to remain focused and effective when faced with competing demands in a busy environment
The Division of Arts and Humanities is a thriving academic community with a strong tradition of interdisciplinarity. Our work spans architecture, the creative arts and design, languages and linguistics, history and archaeology, literature, music, philosophy and religion.
The University of Kent is a distinctive and attractive place to work. We employ over 6,000 staff, including academic and research staff and a full range of support and administration staff. Our stunning main campus in Canterbury, Kent was founded in 1965 and is set among green and tranquil open space overlooking the spectacular Cathedral. Our staff enjoy competitive salaries, an occupational pension scheme, generous holiday entitlements and a great working environment.
Please see the links below to view the full job description and also to apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process please contact the HR Team at [email protected] quoting ref number: AHUM-173-22
Further details:   
Please note that we prioritise applications from current University of Kent redeployees. We will let you know if this post is to be filled by a redeployee as, in this instance, your application will unfortunately not be taken forward.
Applications must be made via the University’s online application system; CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.
The University of Kent values diversity and promotes equality at all levels.
Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak, interviews may take place remotely.

Senior Research Coordinator

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The Senior Research Coordinator will play a vital role in supporting the research and related activities of the UK Trade Policy Observatory (UKTPO), with the potential for supporting other research initiatives within the Business School.
The role will support a portfolio of research projects, including administering contract research, training, events planning and consultancy services. The post holder will play a central role in fulfilling the finance, reporting and organisational requirements for all projects.
Working closely with the Principal Investigators, the Senior Research Coordinator will be responsible for day-to-day operational, administrative and financial support to projects, facilitating the delivery of research in line with University regulations, policies and procedures. The post holder will also support internal communications and general organisation for meetings, workshops and events.
An experienced administrator with a proven track record of project support and research administration, you will have excellent organisational skills, good communication and team-working skills, and be confident to work on your own initiative, setting priorities and managing your workload with minimal oversight. You will be confident working with spreadsheets, administrative tools, and finance systems. You will pay meticulous attention to detail and have the ability to advise senior colleagues on policies and procedures related to research administration.
Please contact the Research Manager, Dr Richard Taylor ([email protected]) for informal enquiries.
For full details and how to apply see our vacancies page
The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

Grants Coordinator

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Keyworth, Nottingham
UKRI Pay Band E – £39,748 to £44,166 (depending on qualifications and experience)
37 hours a week (Flexible working options may be available (including a small amount of flexible hybrid/remote working which BGS is currently trialling)
Permanent
The British Geological Survey (BGS) is an applied geoscience research centre that belongs to UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and is affiliated to the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). It is a world leading geological survey whose core mission is to inform government of science related to the subsurface and to undertake applied research to solve earth and environmental issues, both in the UK and globally. It is funded directly by UKRI, as well as through research grants and private sector contracts.
You will take ownership of identifying and publicising relevant and creative grant and European opportunities to BGS, encouraging BGS scientists to apply for grant-funded research and work with BGS staff and scientists to compile excellent applications to UK and International science funders.
You will act as the BGS expert in all grant application systems and provide advice and support on application submission processes (e.g. supporting staff and scientists using the Je-S system and the Participants portal).
You will also maintain a comprehensive record of all grants submitted and those funded using the BGS grants database and you will also work closely with the UKRI and NERC Centre Grants Teams.
Qualified to degree level or with equivalent work experience, you should have relevant grant management experience and a proven track record in developing grant proposals and helping secure grant-based income.
You will need to build a wide knowledge of the services and data provided by BGS and having knowledge of the geosciences would be an advantage.
In addition, you will have evidence of effective communication skills as the role will require you to communicate BGS’s science and information to a wide range of collaborators.
The role is very outward facing and highly visible and you will be able to travel off-site regularly and abroad occasionally.
Please also refer to the specific essential and desirable skills criteria for this post
A great benefits package is also offered, including a very generous pension scheme, 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays, and access to flexitime.
Applicants are required to include a cover letter outlining their suitability for this role. We would stress the importance of this paperwork in our selection process.
A well thought through application addressing the advertised essential and desirable criteria for the post will be considered far more favourably than a generic covering letter and CV.
To apply, please visit our Job Board.
The closing date for receipt of applications 24th July 2022. Interviews are likely to be held in early August 2022.

Knowledge Exchange Officer

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We are seeking a confident and self-motivated individual, with proven lead generation and business-to-business or project partnership experience.  You will demonstrate excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of stakeholders.  The post holder will report into the ARES Commercial Services Manager and will join an experienced and dynamic team.
Nottingham Trent University is the lead partner for five projects that have been awarded European Social Funding (ESF) and which will lead to over 6,000 local people developing their skills. ‘Reskill and Recover’ is one of these projects, and this role will support the School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences (ARES) with its project delivery.
This role and project is part-funded by the European Social Fund (ESF).
This is a full time role but we welcome applications from people who wish to work part-time hours. Candidates should state their preference in their application.
Please include a covering statement of no more than 2 sides of A4 that outlines how your skills, knowledge and experience meets the requirements of the role.
Interview Date: August – TBC
If you have queries about this role, please contact Michelle Collard, ARES Commercial Services Manager, [email protected]  
This is a 12 month fixed-term contract from the employment start date.
Knowledge Exchange is fundamental to our 2020-2025 strategy, University, reimagined, developed through consultation with local stakeholders. Our ambition is to be a widely acknowledged force for good in economic, social and cultural development. Our principle is that we change lives by championing a civic, as much as an academic mission, and we are committed to our role helping to transform society.
NTU prides itself on being an inclusive employer. We value and celebrate equality in opportunities, and we welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of our communities.
We’re proud of how far we’ve come. With a shared vision, we are a community of more than 4,000 colleagues, all committed to our goal of becoming ‘the university of the future’. Do you have the passion to help us to go even further? www.ntu.ac.uk
This role is open to non-UK/Irish applicants subject to current UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) rules. Please ensure that you have the appropriate right to work in the UK for this role and consult the Home Office website for further information.
Please note that this role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and successful applicants will be asked to declare any unspent criminal convictions. 

Gift and Data Administrator (Temporary Cover)

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Are you passionate about numbers?
Do you like getting into the details?
Are you self-motivated but work well in a team?
Would you like to work with a variety of stakeholders across a complex organizational matrix?
If so, we have a fantastic 12-month opportunity for an individual to join our Gift and Data Operations team within the Cambridge University Development and Alumni Relations office.
The Gift and Data Administrators will join a 6-person team handling all day-to-day gift and data administration. The focus of the role will be processing all the philanthropic income for the University and holistically updating gift and biodata information within our fundraising database to ensure it is correct and accurately recorded, for fundraising, reporting and stewardship purposes. 
Where will you work?
The Development and Alumni Relations office has an outstanding track record of engaging Cambridge’s global alumni community and securing philanthropic income for the Collegiate University and is on the verge of completing a £2 billion campaign. It has overall responsibility for coordinating University-wide development campaigns, raising funds to support Schools, Faculties, Departments, and other central University institutions. We work closely with Cambridge’s 31 Colleges and our sister office, Cambridge in America, to maximize alumni engagement and fundraising with our constituencies across the globe. 
What will you do?
The Gift and Data Administrator is responsible for accurately and efficiently recording, processing, and releasing up to 12,000 donations to the University per year with a value of around £200 million and the ongoing maintenance of over 450k alumni and supporter records in our fundraising and alumni relations database. The role holders will provide information, assistance, and the highest quality customer experience to both internal and external stakeholders.
Why will you fit? 
If you are motivated, passionate & detail orientated, with a flair for making things happen in creative ways, you will fit well with our team. An understanding of gift-processing & database systems would be helpful, however excellent organizational skills as well as ability to prioritize workload and accuracy also play an essential role in this post. We are interested in candidates who can demonstrate transferable skills, such as customer-service, accounting skills & excellent IT skills, especially Excel, Word and Outlook, and should have CRM experience. Due to length of this post, we would also hope the role holder enjoys to learn and can pick up new things easily. Finally, we hope candidates will want to be part of a warm, collaborative team that loves working with other people & problem-solving in order to reach a common goal.
This role is based in central Cambridge. We practise a hybrid working model and the successful candidate will be expected to be in the office for a minimum of one day a week.
Temporary cover: This post is fixed-term until 30 June 2023 or the return of the post holder, whichever is the earlier.
To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit :
http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/35783.
Closing date for this position is Sunday 24 July 2022.
First round interviews for this position are anticipated to take place on 28 & 29 July 2022.
Please quote reference DH32049 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
The University actively supports equality, diversity & inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.
The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live & work in the UK.

Grant Operations Assistant – CG1750MR

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School of Divinity, Salary: £23,487 – £25,627 per annum, Start: As soon as possible
A fixed-term Grant Operations Assistant position is available to work across a range of grant-funded projects in the School of Divinity, including the St Andrews Encyclopaedia of Theology, Widening Horizons in Philosophical Theology, and Art as Revelation. The projects are funded by the John Templeton Foundation and the Templeton Religion Trust.
The successful applicant will work as a Grant Operations Assistant to support project staff in planning and organizing the expansion of the project. Candidates are expected to have a breadth of administrative experience, and experience with higher education administrative systems is especially desirable. The ideal candidate will have experience of administration as well as demonstrable experience of grant finance administration or grant writing.
Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Sterling Yates, email: [email protected] or Rebekah Dyer, email: [email protected]
Applications are particularly welcome from women, people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in professional posts at the University.
Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience. We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter, Race Charters and Stonewall). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network. Full details available online: https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/
In accordance with the new immigration rules, it is with regret that this role does not meet the current suitability requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. The University encourages all interested candidates to apply regardless of nationality and all applications received are assessed against the essential and desirable criteria listed in the further particulars. The successful candidate will have to demonstrate their right to work in the UK prior to commencing employment and where required, obtain the right to work in the UK without relying on University sponsorship. Information on other visa options is available at https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa or by contacting our HR Immigration Team on [email protected]
Please quote ref: CG1750MR
Closing Date: 2 August 2022
Further Particulars: CG1750MR FPs.docx

Contracts Manager

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About us: Finance Services play a crucial role in helping the University realise best value in all its activities and in achieving long-term sustainability through strong financial leadership and sound governance.
Our team of around 100 professionals has a wide-ranging remit.  Our input has a fundamental impact on shaping and driving the University’s vision, through the specialist advice and guidance we are able to offer, and in the day-to-day effectiveness of the financial processes and controls we put in place and manage. In all our work, we take great pride in providing a reliable, efficient and friendly service, underpinned by a commitment to the highest professional standards.
About you: As a Contracts manager you will be part of the Commercial Services team within Finance Services drafting and finalising project contracts at the University. You will provide specialist contract support for Finance and to specific departments, faculties or in specific specialisms as agreed with the Head of Contracts. You will also assist departments, faculties and academics in securing commercial research funding, and to advise on research contracting policy, thereby contributing to the University achieving its income targets.
To be successful in the role candidates will need to demonstrate previous experience
as a Contracts Manager with a mixed portfolio.
of drafting and reviewing contracts and legal documents.
of working to tight deadlines, both internally and externally set.
of effective communication skills (verbal and written) and ability to explain contract issues concisely to those with limited/no legal background.
Further informationIf you would like an informal discussion, please contact Roger Broughton on [email protected] or Amy Charles on [email protected]
This is a permanent post and is full-time working 37 hours per week.This post is not available on a job share basis.The University’s normal practice is that new appointments will be made at the starting point of the grade.In addition to progressive pay rates, UWE Bristol offers a wide range of employee benefits including: 
a generous holiday allowance of 27 days, increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ continuous service
up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year
flexible working (normal office hours 8.30 – 17.00)
excellent defined benefit pension schemes
access to employee assistance programme
ongoing learning and development opportunities
family friendly policies and wellbeing initiatives
onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus.
savings on purchases via Wider Wallet scheme
option to participate in the cycle to work scheme
We particularly encourage applications from BAME applicants as we are currently underrepresented in these areas – although all appointments will be made on merit.
UWE is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who share our ambition to be a university recognised for the success and impact of our practice-oriented programmes; our strong industry networks and our inclusive global outlook.
We are able to sponsor qualifying candidates for this role under the Home Office Skilled Worker visa route. Please read our Skilled Worker Guidance to assess if you will be eligible to be sponsored under the criteria.